Margaret Tra

Young barrel maker left disfigured

Adelaide barrel manufacturer Diverse Barrel Solutions has been convicted, fined and ordered to pay compensation by the Industrial Court over a workplace incident that left a young worker with permanent disfigurement and loss of function in his hand.
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As the Aussie dollar rises, manufacturing falls

The strong Australian dollar together with weak domestic demand, rising overseas competition and the increasing cost of raw materials pushed the manufacturing sector back into the red in March, according to the latest Australian Industry Group – PwC Australian Performance of Manufacturing Index (Australian PMI).
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